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Texas City Disaster

Description: Photograph of the twisted wreckage of a 1940s automobile sitting beside a building.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Governor at Microphone]

Description: Photograph of Governor Allan Shivers sitting at a KPAC radio microphone in Port Arthur, Texas.
Date: [1949..1957]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Golden Jubilee Queen Candidates]

Description: Photograph of a group of young women, all candidates for the Golden Jubilee Queen in Port Arthur, Texas, posing together on benches set on a hardwood floor. Some of them are identified as Doris Jones, Abbie Speights, Thelma Tadlock, and Gloria Antonia.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Inaugural Banquet]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing behind a table at the inaugural banquet of the Port Arthur Junior Chamber of Commerce, held in the Pleasure Pier ballroom in Port Arthur, Texas. The men are identified as Joe Bogel, Wes Brannon, Clint Dunnigan, Lyle Vickers, Forest Collins, Herbert Halliday, Fred Wilson, Tom Faver, and Ross Harris.
Date: July 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Tex Beneke and Orchestra]

Description: Photograph of Tex Beneke and his orchestra performing at the Port Arthur Pleasure Pier. The group is lined up underneath a sign bearing Beneke's name.
Date: May 16, 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Elementary School Performance]

Description: Photograph of a school performance at Carver Elementary School. There are children seated on a stage with various instruments. The background of the stage is painted with a landscape mural.
Date: 1940-1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Second Grade Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a second grade class at Carter Elementary School. The children are seated in their desks and facing towards the front of the classroom. The teacher is standing in the back corner of the room and looking towards the camera.
Date: 1940-1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Third Grade Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a third grade class at Carver Elementary School. The children are seated in their desks and facing towards the camera. The teacher is standing on the opposite side of the classroom with her hands on the back of two students' chairs.
Date: 1940-1950~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Kay Kyser at Airport]

Description: Photograph of Kay Kyser standing by a car at an airport for a benefit show after the Texas City disaster. He has a coat over his arm and a hat in his hand, and a large crowd is visible in the background.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men on Stage]

Description: Photograph of several men, including Kay Kyser, Mayor H. L. "Buzz" Crow, and Mayor Curtis Trahan, standing on a stage in Port Arthur, Texas. Mayor Crow hands a benefit check to Mayor Trahan. A band is visible in the background.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Dorothy Ingram Wearing Dress]

Description: Portrait photograph of Dorothy Ingram. She is wearing a black, ruffled top and a star necklace. Her hair is short and pulled back. She is looking towards the camera with a neutral expression. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Moon Mullican's Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican (at piano) and his band performing. He's wearing a suit and cowboy hat, while his band members are wearing cowboy hats and western style clothing.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Moon Mullican at Piano]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican wearing a hat and western wear while sitting at a piano. Notes and sheet music are sitting atop the instrument and a microphone can be seen in the upper left corner of the photo.
Date: ~1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Gordon Baxter]

Description: Photograph of Gordon Baxter standing next to a microphone, wearing a suit, and holding a script. In the background are several men wearing white western shirts and cowboy hats.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Ad for Jaycee Fishing Pier]

Description: Photograph of a long pier with rocks on either side of it, jutting out into the ocean. The text at the top of the photo reads, "Jaycee Fishing Pier Reopens Saturday May 11th."
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Moon Mullican's Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican's band performing at a party. Mullican is to the right at a piano, with the rest of his band members to the left playing guitars, a mandolin, and a bass. Party attendees are dancing in front of the stage.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Man Playing Guitar]

Description: Photograph of a man playing an acoustic guitar. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a kerchief style necktie, and western style clothing.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Moon Mullican and His Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican and his band positng outside. Mullican is standing in front a tree and playing an acoustic guitar. Two men are on either side of Mullican, and five men are kneeling in front of Mullican. All are wearing similar cowboy style attire.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[First National Bank Street Corner]

Description: Photograph of First National Bank street corner showing cars parked beside and in front of the store with a boy in shorts leaning on the building wall. A grocery store is attached next door to the bank. Awning sign reading "Red & White Food Stores", and window sign "Welch & Co. Groceries"
Date: 1944
Creator: James Everett
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Moon Mullican and His Band]

Description: Photograph of Moon Mullican's band performing at a party. Mullican is to the right at a piano, with the rest of his band members to the left playing guitars, a mandolin, and a bass.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast